Blog Scour 05.23.12 (Wednesday)

    TOP PICKS

    A$AP Rocky & A$AP Mob Freestyle on RapFix Live (Video)

    RIAA claims its owed $72 trillion dollars by Limewire / RIAA claim that LimeWire owes them 75 trillion dollars; judge calls claims absurd

    Statistical Proof That DIY Doesn’t Pay…

    Watch: Prince Charles on the Ones and Twos…

     

    ROCK/ELECTRONIC

    The Mynabirds – “Body Of Work”

    SoKo – “We Might Be Dead By Tomorrow” Video (NSFW) / video: soKo – “we might be dead by tomorrow” (NSFW)

    The Great GoogaMooga Fest to Refund ‘Extra Mooga’ Tickets Amid Attendee Backlash

    Jonathan Boulet – “This Song Is Called Ragged” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

    Lots of Changes in Store for This Year’s Mercury Prize…

    CBGB Festival announces details: badges, bands, films, industry conference, and booze

    Stream: Fear of Men, “Born” / Fear of Men – “Born”

    Listen: Carl Craig’s New EP, ‘The Last Decade’…

    OFF! – “I’ve Got News For You” (live at Whisky A Go Go)

    Gang Colours performs ‘To Repel Ghosts’ / Gang Colours To Repel Ghosts (George FitzGerald Remix)

    Hear Jacques Greene’s ‘Prism’, aired on Martyn’s recent Rinse FM set

    mp3: Octo Octa – “Deep Hurt”

    Matmos Remixes Liars

    Body Language Debuts New Video

    M83 – Reunion (Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. Remix)

    Deadmau5 – The Veldt (Evan Duffy Piano Cover)

     

    ENTERTAINMENT/TECH/MISC.

    Rihanna Performs with Her New Look on ‘American Idol’ (Video)

    Is Vevo Considering An IPO? / Vevo Looking for More Cash as It Prepares for an Initial Public Offering…

    Pandora’s Quarterly Results: $80.8M In Revenue, 52M Active Users & 3.09B Listening Hours Per Month / Pandora Beats Guidance for Quarter, Raises Guidance for Fiscal Year

    Developer Explains Why Android Sucks for Some Audio Apps

    B.o.B – Play For Keeps [Official Video]

    Roger Waters to build the biggest Wall yet

    Adam Lambert’s Scores First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 With ‘Trespassing’

    Hear XL’s Richard Russell & Trevor Jackson’s UK Hip Hop 82/93 tape – then win on

    Is Rick Ross to Blame For a Streaker Who Attempted to Run Onto the Court During Tonight’s Heat/Pacers Game?

    Indie Rock Band Cab 20 Pitch For Funding Live On ABC TV’s Shark Tank

     

    HIP-HOP/R&B

    David Banner On 106 & Park

    GIOVANNI JAMES- Shining

    Action Bronson in the dock after highly objectionable “Drunk Mexican Tranny” Twitter storm / Action Bronson Gets Into Instagram Trouble

    El-P ft. Mr. Muthafuckin eXquire & Danny Brown – Oh Hail No

    PICNICTYME Horizons feat. A.Dd+

    Listen: Onra “L.O.V.E.”

    New Music: Fat Joe Ft. Kanye West x Miguel “Pride & Joy” / New Music: Fat Joe Feat. Kanye West & Miguel “Pride & Joy”

    24 Hours with Curren$y – New York To Salt Lake City – The Stoned Immaculate – June 5th

    New Video: Wiz Khalifa “Work Hard Play Hard”

    Gucci Mane ft. Fabolous & 8Ball – Dont Make Sense

    Video: 9th Wonder Speaks On Working With Murs, Sean Price, Wale & Lil B

    kechPhrase – “I Do It” (Doin’ Me)

    Watch: ASAP Rocky Returns to MTV’s ‘RapFix Live’ (Live Stream)

    Cypress Hill & Rusko – Cant Keep Me Down f. Damian Marley

    Mac Miller Talks Sophomore Album, Possible Collaborative Project With Cam’Ron

    Public Enemy’s Two New Albums Will ‘Talk to Each Other,’ Says Chuck D

    New Video: Omarion x Rick Ross “Let’s Talk”

    Action Bronson, RiFF RaFF & Dana Coppafeel – Hot Shots Part Deux (Video)

    Meta and Awesome: Killer Mike Reviews the Reviewers…

    Video: Curren$y On New Mixtape With Wiz Khalifa

    Dolla Boy – PayCation f. Phonte

    Large Professor Tells All: The Stories Behind His Classic Records (Part I)

    New Music: Don Trip x Jeremih “Still Got Love 4 Ya”

    Video: Tory Lanez “Apartment 310”

    Video: David Banner’s Mission of Empowerment

    Big Sean & A$AP Rocky on 106 & Park (Video)

    Pete Rock and Lupe Squash Fued Over “T.R.O.Y” Fiasco / Pete Rock & Lupe Fiasco Make Amends

    Slaughterhouse Names Their Top Rap Albums Of All Time

    Kendrick Lamar Interview w/ DJ Drama (Video)

    Just Blaze: one of hip-hop’s modern greats talks DJing to stadiums and turning to house

    Naledge ft. Chip Tha Ripper & BSmooth Boys – Stop Trickin

    1982 (Statik Selektah & Termanology) – Too Long f. Ea$y Money (Video)

    EXCLUSIVE: Jimmy Henchman Loaned Wyclef Drug Money; IRS Scrutinizes Relationship